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Dave Gutteridge

Dave Gutteridge

All About Dave Gutteridge
I'm a standup comedian performing in Japanese and English, a comic book artist, and a storyteller of all kinds.
What I like about Japan
In Japan you can be anything you want to be if you write it on your business card.
Cherry Blossoms & Climate Change

Cherry Blossoms & Climate Change

Will rising temperatures change the tradition of viewing cherry blossoms?

Dating & Exoticism in Japan

Dating & Exoticism in Japan

Does being foreign really help one date in Japan?

The Sound & the (Lack of) Fury of Japan

The Sound & the (Lack of) Fury of Japan

While we know that silence is definitely golden in Japan, there is, on the other hand, an interesting relationship to noise here.

The Great Buddha at Kamakura

The Great Buddha at Kamakura

This statue has seen a lot from where it sits.

Performing Western-Style Stand-up in Japanese

Performing Western-Style Stand-up in Japanese

A new kind of comedy is being introduced into Japan, and it works surprisingly well—despite what Japanese television might have taught you about local humor!

Botan Doro: The Seductress Spirit

Botan Doro: The Seductress Spirit

If you have a lover who only appears at night, you may want someone to check in on you!

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